A passionate Senior Data Scientist is wanted for a vibrant IT Company in Stellenbosch.
South African Citizen Bachelor of Science degree or similar Minimum 5+ years experience At least 3 years experience in any data science related work (feature engineering, modeling, predictive analytics, etc.).
Comfortable with most machine learning techniques (Random Forests, Neural Networks (ANN, Recurrent NN, Deep Learning), Support Vector Machines, etc.
Knowledge of statistical concepts used in modeling (Bias-Variance trade-off, dimensionality reductions, Inter- & intra-subject variability, cross-validation, etc.).
General programming experience, but specifically in R or Python (preferred) & use of version control (managing Git repositories).
Additional skills in analyzing time series data, digital signal processing (frequency domain analysis) will carry extra weight in the application.
BACKGROUND & EDUCATION : A Masters degree in any of the following technical fields : Mathematical Statistics, Computational Systems Biology, Bio-mathematics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics.
Background or exposure to applications using physiological (real time) data is preferable.